Decimal.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for value type Decimal.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public TypeCode GetTypeCode()

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
The enumerated constant TypeCode.Decimal.



The following code example uses the GetTypeCode method to return the type code for Decimal value type.

// Example of the decimal.GetTypeCode method. 
using System;

class Example
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
      outputBlock.Text += "This example of the " +
          "decimal.GetTypeCode( ) \nmethod " +
          "generates the following output.\n" + "\n";

      // Create a decimal object and get its type code.
      decimal aDecimal = new decimal(1.0);
      TypeCode typCode = aDecimal.GetTypeCode();

      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Type Code:      \"{0}\"", typCode) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Numeric value:  {0}", (int)typCode) + "\n";

This example of the decimal.GetTypeCode( )
method generates the following output.

Type Code:      "Decimal"
Numeric value:  15


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

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